We're Hiring - Lead Carpenter

05/11/18 AT 10:17 AM

Chester Contracting Corp - Wingdale, NY 12594
$24,000 - $52,000 a year
Function of Job:

Under broad supervision of designated supervisor, to be responsible for and/or lead and assign work to a crew of carpenters.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee project crews in carpentry work required for the maintenance, repair, and alteration of buildings and structures.
  • Assist in the supervision/operation of the carpentry crew and assigned personnel, as directed.
  • Assist in the coordination of carpentry crew with that of other trades.
  • Assist supervisor in matters deserving attention regarding carpentry work.
  • Assist in the preparation of estimates, reports and requisitions.
  • Coordinate the flow of work orders, maintenance requests and other related forms between the shop and physical plant work control unit.
  • Be able to perform all duties of carpenter or finish carpenter, following recognized procedures/techniques for such work, as required.
  • Act as supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
  • High school graduation or equivalent and four years of experience as carpenter
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate carpenter shop tools and equipment.
  • Ability to lay out construction, remodeling and alteration work.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment, as necessary.
  • Supervisory ability.
  • Valid motor vehicle operator's license if required.
  • If warranted by specific job duties assigned to position, must pass drug and alcohol screening tests as mandated by Department of Transportation agency regulations.
Job Type:


Required experience:
  • Carpentry: 5 years
  • Construction: 5 years
Required license or certification:
  • OSHA 30